Yuki Takizawa

Yuki Takizawa

He was born on 3 July 1880. He was a shingle cutter employed by Stave Lake Cedar Company. His family includes Siki Takizawa [likely Shiki Takizawa] (son). He lived in Suicide Creek, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameYuki Takizawa
Custodian Identification Number10153
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Suicide Creek


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